May 18, 2022  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Film and Media Arts, B.F.A.


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Admission Requirements

The B.F.A. in film and media arts is a dual admit program: in order to be considered for the B.F.A. in film and media arts, a student must submit a portfolio of film/video work prior to matriculation. The portfolio will be reviewed by a faculty committee to determine acceptance into the B.F.A. program. Upon matriculation, a dually admitted student must complete FILM 1304  and FILM 2354  with a cumulative 2.700 or better GPA in order to declare the B.F.A. To be considered for acceptance into the B.F.A. program while in attendance at SMU, students must have completed FILM 1304  and FILM 2354  with a cumulative 2.700 or better GPA, and must submit a portfolio. Students transferring from other universities must submit a portfolio and must have completed courses equivilent to FILM 1304  and FILM 2354 , and obtained the equivalent GPA in those courses, before they can declare the major.

Requirements for the Degree


University-wide Requirements (Varies)


Film and Media Arts Electives (9 Credit Hours)


Up to 3 credits may come from approved non-FILM courses in related programs.

Community Experience (0–1 Credit Hours)


B.F.A. pre-admits enroll their first term at SMU; current SMU students admitted to the B.F.A. enroll the first fall after their acceptance.

Free Electives


Hours vary as needed to meet University residency and degree requirements.

Total: 122 Credit Hours


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